Articles by Gabriel A. Goldberg

Over a third of the Bible is prophetic text. You would, therefore, expect Bible believers to have a keen interest in prophecy. Many read the prophets with an appreciation for, among other things, the promises of end-time redemption. They have an awareness of prophetic signs that indicate the nearness of the Keytz Hayamim (End of ...

Thoughts on Operation Protective Edge and the war on Hamas terror. As the rocket fire from Gaza intensified and Israel’s counter-offensive took shape, issues similar to those in previous conflicts arose. One fact, however, surprised all: The scope of Hamas’ terror infrastructure, specifically the tunnel network that crossed into Israel. Many finally understood the real ...

“The Temple never existed.” “Jesus was a Palestinian.” “The Palestinians are the descendants of the Canaanites and the Philistines.” Such absurd statements are frequently made today by Palestinian Authority spokesmen in a crude attempt to rewrite ancient history. It is part of a campaign to deny the Jewish connection to the Land of Israel, even ...

More than ever before, Christians and Jews are reaching out to Muslims at the leadership level through interfaith dialogue. But there are reasons why this is ill-advised. Desperate to find “common ground,” these interfaith activists invent common ground to substantiate their agenda. They make assumptions about Islam that are just plain wrong.  Within mainstream, not ...

Is the Islamic deity, Allah, the same as the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob? The answer you get will depend on whom you ask. – An Evangelical, fundamentalist Christian will likely reject any suggestion that Allah and God are the same. – An Islamic apologist will be just as adamant claiming Allah is the ...

Israel’s critics often accuse it of practicing apartheid policies against Palestinian Arabs. Does the charge stand up to scrutiny? Let’s check the facts. In South Africa, the former government-enforced apartheid (“apartness”) system of racial segregation restricted citizenship and the right to vote to whites only. It segregated schools, hospitals, public services and public amenities (beaches, ...